- Tommy Dreamer has announced that the first match for his House of Hardcore promotion will see former TNA and ROH tag team The Young Bucks vs. former WWE tag team Paul London and Brian Kendrick.
- Booker T wrote the following on Twitter after WWE announced he will be the new SmackDown General Manager:
“I guess you all know by now Yes I’m the new GM for smackdown. Just want to thank the WWE board & Vince for this opportunity.”
- Tonight’s WWE SmackDown will feature Vince McMahon’s announcement on Booker’s new role. Matches taped for tonight include Sheamus vs. Tensai, Antonio Cesaro vs. Santino Marella, Ryback vs. Jinder Mahal, R-Truth vs. Darren Young, Alberto Del Rio vs. Randy Orton plus six-man action with Christian, Kane and Chris Jericho taking on Daniel Bryan, The Miz and Dolph Ziggler.